Bank provisions: be prepared

New rules have the potential to result in a more robust system

Pepsi: treatment, not surgery

Trian has made the case for a shake-up, not a break-up

Microsoft’s reporting: cool story, bro

How are old businesses holding up and new ones growing?

Deutsche Bank: Club rules

Fed takes to ritual humiliation of aspiring ‘safe banks’

Standard Chartered: bank charges

UK-based lender’s rivalry with Asian groups is heating up

Food M&A: tasty morsels

Philippines deal shows acquisition fever unlikely to abate

Apple: sweet position

Company has met insatiable appetite from China but market will get tougher

John Thain, CIT Group chief executive

Bank M&A: Strategically Important

Deal shows CIT aim to spread costs of Sifi compliance over larger company

Credit Suisse: cutting edges

More cuts may be required at the Swiss bank

Saudi Arabia: get riyal

Tadawul reaches same level of market capitalisation as the Micex